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News: Abstraction Games Interview - Potpourrii

Abstraction Games Interview - Potpourrii

We love a good puzzler here at WiiWare World, and Abstraction Games upcoming game, Potpourrii is looking to be one of the more interesting ones coming up. Many people had assumed this was just a simple Bust-A-Move clone with a circular spin, but it seems there is more to it than just that.

As the release date for Potpourrii draws ever closer we thought it was high time to catch up with Ralph Egas,..

News: JV Games Interview - Pong Toss

JV Games Interview - Pong Toss

With the upcoming release of the controversial WiiWare title Frat Party Games - Pong Toss, we thought it would be a good time to get some inside information on the title. We were fortunate enough to catch up with Jag Jaeger, co-founder and VP of JV Games and he was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to do an interview with WiiWare World. Here's what Jag had to tell us in this exclusive interview.

Wiiware World: What gave you the idea to translate this frat party game into a videogame? Jag Jaeger The reasons are many, but the main goal for Frat Party Games is to create simple and fun games where a player doesn’t have t..

News: Bplus Interview #2 - Plättchen - Twist 'n' Paint

Bplus Interview #2 - Plättchen - Twist 'n' Paint

Way back in March we caught up with the charismatic Bernd Geiblinger of Bplus, the Austrian developers of the upcoming WiiWare game Plättchen - Twist 'n' Paint. It was a fascinating insight into this mysterious game, but we were still left wondering quite how the gameplay would work in practice.

Seeing as the game is finally due this month in America we thought it would be rude not to pester Bernd..

News: High Voltage Interview - Animales de la Muerte

High Voltage Interview - Animales de la Muerte

Update: Animales is NOT coming to WiiWare now!

We've been keeping a keen eye trained on Animales de la Muerte for some time now; this gloriously bloodthursty comic shooter certainly has what it takes to catch the eye, but what's the story behind its development? We demanded answers, and we got them. The awesomely named Chad Kent - Executive Producer for High Voltage Software - is the guy who..

News: Telltale Games Interview - Strong Bad's Cool Game

Telltale Games Interview - Strong Bad's Cool Game

Strong Bad's Cool Game For Attractive People (SBCG4AP for short) is perhaps one of the most anticipated upcoming WiiWare releases. When it was first announced it came as a real surprise, as people were not expecting a point and click adventure game based on one of the most popular flash cartoon series at all!

We recently caught up with Mark Darin, a...

News: Oxygen Games Interview - Pirates: The Key of Dreams

Oxygen Games Interview - Pirates: The Key of Dreams

With the anticipation level building for the upcoming WiiWare title Pirates: The Key of Dreams, we decided to check in with Phil Merricks, Project Manager at Oxygen Games to find out a little more information about the game. Phil was kind enough to answer a few of our questions and you can find out what he had to tell WiiWare World in this exclusive interview.

WiiWare World: How long has Pirates:..

News: Big Blue Bubble Interview - Home Sweet Home

Big Blue Bubble Interview - Home Sweet Home

Home decorating simulator Home Sweet Home is Big Blue Bubble's first title for Nintendo's WiiWare service. Keen to know a little more about this interesting title, we got in touch with the developer's CEO Damir Slogar, and asked him a few questions.

WiiWare World: Could you give us a brief history of your studio? What other notable projects have you been involved with? Damir Slogar: Big Blue Bubble..

News: Luc Bernard Talks Eternity's Child, Rose Princess and Uwe Boll

Luc Bernard Talks Eternity's Child, Rose Princess and Uwe Boll

Luc Bernard’s Eternity’s Child has been on the WiiWare radar for some time now thanks to its gorgeous visuals and unique setting, so many people were surprised when the talented Anglo-French developer was interviewed recently and publicly stated that he was disappointed with his work.

We got in touch with this enigmatic young gent and asked him about his titles, his views on other WiiWare games..

News: Ghostfire Games Interview - Helix

Ghostfire Games Interview - Helix

Since we don't have a lot of information about Helix, the upcoming release from Texas based developer Ghostfire Games, we recently contacted their CEO, Ed Roman about setting up a possible interview. Ed was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to do a telephone interview with WiiWare World.

Find out what he had to tell WiiWare World in this exclusive interview: WiiWare World: On the..

News: D2C Games Interview: SPOGS Racing

D2C Games Interview: SPOGS Racing

Since the very first screenshot in Nintendo Power many of our readers have been itching to find out more about SPOGS Racing.

This looks set to be a fun arcade racing game, where you can smash into your opponents and steal their parts. Rather than playing as a whole car, you just play as a wheel – you can tell this game doesn’t take itself too seriously. To give you the inside scoop on this..

News: Hudson Interview - Alien Crush, Bomberman, Tetris, Blue Oasis

Hudson Interview - Alien Crush, Bomberman, Tetris, Blue Oasis

Hudson is a company that needs little introduction. One of the first publishers to flock to the legendary NES console, Hudson has continued to be a solid Nintendo supporter and has recently opened its WiiWare account with the enjoyable Star Soldier R. Needless to say, the veteran publisher also has several other interesting titles on the horizon.

With this in mind, we spoke to Hudson Japan to get..

News: David Braben Inteview: LostWinds

David Braben Inteview: LostWinds

David Braben, founder of Frontier Developments and the man famous for bringing the world such legendary videogames as Elite and Virus, recently gave us the honour of taking part in an exclusive interview.

In it, he talks about Frontier's recent WiiWare release LostWinds and also gives a little insight into the production of the game, the prospect of a sequel and what he thinks of the other WiiWare..

News: Two Tribes Interview - Toki Tori

Two Tribes Interview - Toki Tori

For many people Toki Tori represents the dark horse of the European WiiWare launch. Unless you were a keen Gameboy Color gamer there's a chance that you've never heard of this cute little character before, but he's been given a new lease of life on WiiWare in what is proving to be an extremely promising title.

Sensing that the world needed to know...

News: WiiWare interview - Plättchen Twist 'n' Paint (Bplus)

WiiWare interview - Plättchen Twist 'n' Paint (Bplus)

In our series of exclusive interviews with up and coming WiiWare developers we have been lucky enough to grab a few moments with Bernd Geiblinger, the art director of Plättchen Twist 'n' Paint.

The veteran Viennese developers at Bplus certainly appear switched on and want to make a name for themselves on the new WiiWare service. Let's see what they were able to tell us: WiiWare World: As exclusive..

News: Inside the Mind of Luc Bernard - Eternity's Child Interview

Inside the Mind of Luc Bernard - Eternity's Child Interview

Eternity's Child is the product of the wild and wacky mind of artist Luc Bernard. It's shaping up to be one of the more promising WiiWare releases and is certainly getting a lot of attention thanks to its lush visuals and unique setting.

We caught up with Luc and popped a few questions his way regarding this innovative platform adventure. WW: Eternity's Child has a very unique visual style - what..

News: WiiWare Focus: Interview with Nnooo (Pop)

WiiWare Focus:  Interview with Nnooo (Pop)

Our coverage of the upcoming WiiWare service continues with this exclusive interview with Nic Watt of Nnooo, the small indie studio behind the promising Pop. We caught up with Nic and grilled him on this forthcoming release - here's what he had to say...

WW: How did the concept for Pop come about? NW: Since the Wii was announced I have been thinking a lot about the sorts of games I could make for..

News: WiiWare Focus - Interview with Medaverse (Gravitronix)

WiiWare Focus - Interview with Medaverse (Gravitronix)

Jesse Lowther, lead designer and CEO of Medaverse Studios was kind enough to spill the beans to WiiWare World regarding the latest developments with their upcoming WiiWare title Gravitronix.

Having nailed their colours to the mast and taking the bold step of launching their first game at 500 Wii Points (the price of an NES game) we have to admit to...

News: Factor 5 Speak About Secret Wii Project

Factor 5 Speak About Secret Wii Project

Julian Eggebrecht spills the beans, but still no name as yet

They won’t reveal the name of the top secret project they’re working on, but those fine chaps at Factor 5 have still given us a few juicy pieces of information to chew on for the time being. Speaking to IGN, Factor 5 president Julian Eggebrecht shed a little light on this mysterious Wii title. We want to push the hardware. I think..

News: WiiWare Focus - Steel Penny Interview

WiiWare Focus - Steel Penny Interview

WiiWare World recently caught up with Jason Hughes, president of Steel Penny games who are one of the earlier third party development studios out there to put their money where their mouth is and develop something new for Nintendo's new WiiWare service.

With their pedigee as former Naughty Dog veterans we are hopeful that their first WiiWare venture...

News: WiiWare focus - Interview with the director of Butterfly Garden

WiiWare focus - Interview with the director of Butterfly Garden

WiiWare World recently caught up with Shayne Guiliano, the Studio Director of Autonomous Productions, to find out his thoughts on Nintendo's new WiiWare service and catch up on the development of Butterfly Garden. It looks as if things are shaping up well for the 2009 WiiWare release and that this will be a game worth keeping an eye on.

WiiWare World: Butterfly Garden originally started life as an..

News: Tetsuya Mizuguchi "Worries About Wii"

Tetsuya Mizuguchi "Worries About Wii"

Former Sega star is wary of Nintendo’s dominance

He may have been part of Sega’s ‘golden era’ and had a part in such classic titles as Rez, Meteos and Lumines, but it would seem that videogame legend Tetsuya Mizuguchi is being kept up at night by the runaway success of the Wii. In a recently interview with Wired, he was asked about developing for Nintendo’s best-selling console: W: In..

News: Suda 51 Interview

Suda 51 Interview

Grasshopper's main man spills the beans on his latest game, No More Heroes

Our very good friends at Wii Italia recently got chance to speak to the director of No More Heroes, Goichi Suda (better known as Suda 51) and they've kindly allowed us to reproduce the interview in English. Wii Italia: Did you say that this game was going to be more violent than Manhunt 2? Suda 51: Yeah, but I was joking!..

News: "Wii 2 May Appear Sooner Than You Think"

"Wii 2 May Appear Sooner Than You Think"

More Nintendo bashing on the cards

It seems that everyone wants to have a dig at Nintendo these days. First there was former Sensible Software boss Jon Hare having a good old rant, and now Codemasters CEO Rod Cousens has waded in with his own unique brand of criticism, even going as far as to suggest that the Wii’s dominance isn’t as assured as many people believe. In an interview with..